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Kokoro Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part I, Sensei and I (through page 42) Summary

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Part I, Sensei and I (through page 42) Summary

Soseki and Sensei see an affectionate young couple. Sensei retorts that Soseki makes fun of them because he has not been in love but yearns for it. Sensei comments that Soseki already wrestles with the guilt of love. Soseki denies it, but Sensei explains that Soseki's restlessness arises from his love needing a target. He explains that seeking out his friendship was a step towards finding love, and that he will soon tire of his company. Sensei expresses his sentiment about guilt again and Soseki asks him to explain what he means by guilt or end their discussion. Sensei apologizes for upsetting Soseki. Sensei suddenly questions if Soseki understands why he visits his friend's gravesite. When Soseki does not respond, Sensei apologizes.

Soseki gets to know Sensei's wife and gains deeper insight to Sensei's attitude...

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